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Joseph Christian Leyendecker

100,000 - 150,000 USD
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  • Joseph Christian Leyendecker
  • George Washington
  • signed JCLeyendecker (lower right)
  • oil on canvas
  • 29 by 21 inches
  • (73.7 by 53.3 cm)
  • Painted in 1919.


Grand Central Art Galleries, New York
Harry Glass, Old Westbury, New York (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 2, 1993, lot 157)
Hascoe Family Collection (acquired at the above sale; sold: Sotheby's, New York, January 23, 2001, lot 391)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale


The Saturday Evening Post, July 5, 1919, cover illustration (© SEPS licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved.)
Jan Cohn, Covers of "The Saturday Evening Post:" Seventy Years of Outstanding Illustration from America’s Favorite Magazine, New York, 1995, illustrated p. 84
Laurence S. Cutler and Judy Goffman Cutler, J.C. Leyendecker: American Imagist, New York, 2008, illustrated p. 130